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Confidentiality of pre-termination negotiations in force from 29 July 2013

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 8 2013

The new rules governing evidence of "pre-termination negotiations" in Tribunal proceedings are to come into force on 29 July (the same date that

Tribunal fees

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, claimants will have to pay one fee in order to bring a claim and a further fee if they want to proceed to a full hearing, with the

Early conciliation

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 15 2013

All prospective Tribunal claimants will be required to contact Acas to discuss early conciliation before they will be allowed to lodge proceedings in

Look before you leap: cautionary tales on handling disciplinary and grievance issues

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2013

A couple of cases caught our attention this month - one cautions employers against jumping to conclusions when handling gross misconduct dismissals

The Woolworths case - watch out if....You are making redundancies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 2 2013

As the duty to consult collectively may be triggered, even if you are making less than 20 employees redundant at any one location. A few weeks ago

Non-transparent and misleading consultation exercise breached trust and confidence

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 17 2014

The High Court in IBM (UK) Holdings Ltd v Dalgleish has ruled that IBM breached the implied duty of trust and confidence that exists between employers

When is depression a disability? EAT guidance on how to approach the issue

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 6 2010

In 2009 the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence estimated that 13.7 million working days are lost each year in the UK because of work-related mental health conditions including stress, depression and anxiety at an annual cost to UK employers of more than £28 billion

Service-related statutory notice provision held to be discriminatory

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 25 2010

The notice periods to be given by employers terminating an employee's employment under German law are regulated in Paragraph 622(2) of the German Civil Code

Ban on wearing cross is not discriminatory

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 26 2010

In a case which has received a great deal of press attention, the Court of Appeal has upheld previous Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal decisions that British Airways' requirement that an employee remove or conceal a cross she wore on a necklace was not indirect religious discrimination

Age discrimination and redundancy

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Germany
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  • June 14 2010

Earlier this year the German Federal Employment Court ruled on the issue of age discrimination in respect of redundancies (Case 6 AZR 91108